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  1. Migration, Family and the Welfare State

    Integrating Migrants and Refugees in Scandinavia

    Edited by Karen Fog Olwig, Birgitte Romme Larsen, Mikkel Rytter

    Migration, Family and the Welfare State explores understandings and practices of integration in the Scandinavian welfare societies of Denmark, Norway and Sweden through a comprehensive range of detailed ethnographic studies. Chapters examine discourses, policies and programs of integration in the...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Children's Places

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Karen Fog Olwig, Eva Gullov

    Children's Places examines the ways in which children and adults, from their different vantage-points in society, negotiate the 'proper place' of children in both social and spatial terms. It looks at some of the recognised constructions of children, including perspectives from cultures that do not...

    Published October 15th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Work and Migration

    Life and Livelihoods in a Globalizing World

    By Karen Fog Olwig, Ninna Nyberg Sorensen

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    Using case-studies from those who have moved either transnationally or internally within their own country, international contributors offer various definitions of what it means to make a living on the move....

    Published December 5th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Siting Culture

    The Shifting Anthropological Object

    Edited by Kirsten Hastrup, Karen Fog Olwig

    Culture has been subject to critical debate in anthropology during the past decade and this is related to a shift in emphasis from the bounded local culture to transnational cultural flows. At the same time that cultural mobility is being emphasized, the people studied by anthropologists are...

    Published November 27th 1996 by Routledge

  5. Global Culture, Island Identity

    By Karen Fog Olwig

    Looking at the development of cultural identity in the global context, this text uses the approach of historical anthropology. It examines the way in which the West Indian Community of Nevis, has, since the 1600s, incorporated both African and European cultural elements into the framework of social...

    Published February 8th 1996 by Routledge

  6. Small Islands, Large Questions

    Society, Culture and Resistance in the Post-Emancipation Caribbean

    Edited by Karen Fog Olwig

    Series: Routledge Studies in Slave and Post Slave Societies

    This book focuses on the post-emancipation period in the Caribbean and how local societies dealt with the new socio-economic conditions. Scholars from Jamaica, the Virgin Islands, England, Denmark and The Netherlands link this era with the contemporary Caribbean....

    Published July 31st 1995 by Routledge

  7. Global Culture, Island Identity

    Continuity and Change in the Afro-Caribbean Community of Nevis

    By Karen Fog Olwig

    Series: Studies in Anthropology and History

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 4th 1993 by Routledge

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